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Title Fertile ground (2014)
Fertile ground : exploring reproduction in Canada / edited by Stephanie Paterson, Francesca Scala, and Marlene K. Sokolon.
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Human reproduction -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Fertility, Human -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Fertility, Human -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Canada.
Women's rights -- Canada.
Feminism -- Canada.
Contents Part one the politics of experience. Exploring How Women Think About and Make Their Reproductive Choices: A Generational Approach / Diana L. Gustafson and Marilyn Porter -- I V F Policy and the Stratification of Reproduction in Canada / Francesca Scala -- Stratified Reproduction: Making the Case for Butch Lesbians', Transmen's, and Genderqueer Individuals' Experiences in British Columbia / Michelle Walks -- Reproducing Inequality and Identity: An Intersectional Analysis of Maternal Health Preferences / Candace Johnson.
Part two the state of reproduction. Quebec's Constitutional Challenge to the Assisted Human Reproduction Act: Overlooking Women's Reproductive Autonomy? / Vanessa Gruben and Angela Cameron -- On Reproductive Citizenship: Thinking about Social Rights and Assisted Reproduction in Canada / Alana Cattapan -- Deinstitutionalizing Pregnancy and Birth: Alternative Childbirth and the New Scalar Politics of Reproduction / Stephanie Paterson -- With Breast Intentions: Breastfeeding Policy in Canada / Marlene K. Sokolon -- Doctor Knows Best: The Illusion of Reproductive Freedom in Canada / Julia Thomson-Philbrook.
Part three the discursive reproduction : subjectivity, politics of discourse and power. Girl Power and the Pill: Unpacking Web-based Marketing for Alesse and Yasmin / Lisa Smith -- Promoting Breastfeeding, Solving Social Problems: Exploring State Involvement in Breastfeeding / Tasnim Nathoo and Aleck Ostry -- Care of the Self: An Alternative Way to Understand Breastfeeding / Robyn Lee -- Indigenous Body as Contaminated Site? Examining Struggles for Reproductive Justice in Aamjiwnaang / Sarah Marie Wiebe and Erin Marie Konsmo.
Summary Ideas of choice and rights traditionally dominate discussions concerning reproduction and gender politics. This book argues that the political climate in Canada necessitates a broader understanding of the links between the politics of reproduction, the state, and gender relations.
Other Author Scala, Francesca, author, editor.
Paterson, Stephanie, 1972- author, editor.
Sokolon, Marlene K., author, editor.
Other Title Print version: Fertile ground (2014)